Mr. Jamie Rex Snell age 92 of Orchard Hill, Georgia passed away on November 20, 2020.
Rex was born in Wrightsville, Georgia on August 17, 1928. His parents, Jack and Lillie Mae Mills Snell, along with brothers, Alver Snell, David Snell, brother-in-law, Ira f. Maddox, Jr, and nephew, Gene Snell all preceded him in death. Dr. Snell owned and operated the Snell Optician office in Griffin for many years before his retirement. He was a 50 year member of the American Businessman Club, serving as past president, District Director, also being appointed by then Governor Jimmy Carter to serve on the State Board of Dispensing Opticians. He was a member of Orchard Hill Baptist Church, where he was a deacon.
Survivors include his wife of 74 years, Anne Maddox Snell; daughter, Connie Snell Chandler and husband, Darryal; son, Jackie M. Snell; grandchildren, Bryan Chandler, Scott Chandler, Stephanie Snell, Natalie Snell; great grandchildren, Elisabeth Chandler, Cameron Chandler, Brady Chandler, Lauryn Chandler, Caleb Chandler, Jayden Barnette, Lucas West; nephew and nieces, Dean and Shelli Snell, Glenda Snell, Gary and Trish Snell, Carol Maddox Bryan, Wayne and Cola Maddox; sister-in-law, Ruth S. Maddox.
Visitation for Rex Snell will be Monday, November 23, 2020 from 11:00 am until 12:00 pm at Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. Followed a funeral service in the chapel. A family committal service will follow the chapel service. Pastor Frank Winfrey and Pastor Nelson Grist will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Eternal Hope Hospice in Griffin or to Orchard Hill Baptist Church.
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Eternal Hope Hospice
123 N. 18th Street, Griffin GA 30223
Orchard Hill First Baptist Church
205 Swint Rd,, Griffin GA 30224